THP investigating fatal crash on SR 107 in Washington Co., TN

WASHINGTON COUNTY, TN - The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed one person died in a crash on State Route 107 Monday morning.

According to a preliminary crash report from THP, the crash happened around 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of State Route 353. THP investigators said a blue Chevrolet Cavalier pulled into the path of a white truck and was then hit head-on.

THP said the driver of the Cavalier, Jennifer Leonard of Erwin, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene.

One other person was taken to the hospital for what THP called non-life threatening injuries.

Tennessee Department of Transportation spokesman Mark Nagi tweeted SR 107 was closed near the crash site and traffic was diverted. The crash has since been cleared and the road has reopened.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


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